Seven Inches of Satanic Panic is a release by the Swedish rock band Ghost. First released digitally on 13 September 2019 by Loma Vista Recordings, it features the songs "Kiss the Go-Goat" and "Mary On A Cross", written by vocalist Tobias Forge along with songwriters Salem al Fakir and Vincent Pontare. It was later released on 7" vinyl. Seven Inches of Satanic Panic has been described as a two-track EP and as a single.

Background and Release[]

On 12 September 2019, Ghost released a music video for the track "Kiss the Go-Goat", which depicts the character Papa Nihil performing as the frontman of Ghost at Whisky a Go Go in West Hollywood, California in 1969. The following day, on 13 September 2019, Seven Inches of Satanic Panic was released on music streaming services through Loma Vista Recordings. On social media, the band announced:

Seven Inches of Satanic Panic, which has been described as a two-track EP and as a single, was released on 7" vinyl (with "Kiss the Go-Goat" as the A-side and "Mary On A Cross" as the B-side) on 27 September 2019. The 7" vinyl claims to be remastered versions of songs recorded in 1969 at Thorn Industrial Audio Recording Studios, Hollywood. The vinyl release peaked at number 2 on the UK Vinyl Singles Chart, whilst "Kiss the Go-Goat" reached number 4 on the Kerrang! Rock Chart.

Track Listing[]

All writing credited to Papa Emeritus Nihil and A Group of Nameless Ghouls.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Kiss the Go-Goat" Tobias Forge, Salem Al Fakir, Vincent Pontare 3:19
2. "Mary on a Cross" Forge, Al Fakir, Pontare 4:08
Total length: 7:27